Conferences & Training

Spring Institute in Educational Fundraising 2018

April 23 - 27, 2018
Burleigh Court, Loughborough University
Loughborough, United Kingdom


The Spring Institute in Educational Fundraising is a residential course for early career fundraising professionals and those new to the education sector.

Delivered through a variety of plenary, interactive tutorial and elective sessions, you will return to work with a clear sense of what your job entails and a network of supportive contacts to help you deliver your objectives.

Over the course of the week you can choose from up to 50 elective sessions. These interactive, open discussions will enable you to tailor the course to your specific needs by selecting the sessions relevant to you and your institution.

Why attend?
Join a stellar-scoring faculty of expert speakers and tutors!

Average score: 4.93 / 5.00

During this five day intensive training programme, you will:

  • Receive practical training in key concepts and review educational fundraising best practice alongside other professionals
  • Learn from leading experts who will broaden your perspective, shift your thinking and provide a global perspective of fundraising
  • Develop your educational and cultural fundraising skills
  • Network and build relationships with other fundraising professionals
  • Increase your confidence in a dynamic, interactive environment
    100% of last year's delegates would recommend the Spring Institute in Educational Fundraising to a colleague
  • Give your team a competitive edge in the current climate through a broader sector knowledge and enhanced performance.

Read testimonials from previous years.

The Spring Institute is designed for those at the early stages of their career in fundraising or those who have recently transferred into fundraising from other disciplines or professions. Whilst the main plenary sessions cover the core areas of development, the wide range of elective modules also allows you to cater the course to your needs depending on your particular role or interests.

Previous attendees have included professionals from universities, independent and international schools, and arts and cultural organisations.

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